first-rate
Noun

first-rate

  1. (military, nautical, historical) A ship of the line in the British navy that had over 100 guns on three gun decks
Adjective
  1. (military, nautical, historical) Describing a ship of the line in the British navy that had over 100 guns on three gundecks.
  2. (by extension) Exceptionally good.
    • Our only first-rate body of contemporary poetry is the German.
Translations
  • French: de premier choix
  • German: erstklassig
  • Russian: первокла́ссный
  • Spanish: de primera clase, excelente



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